Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel Christine Meadows Mathis, 84,
of Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 1  P.M. on Saturday,  January
12,  2019,  at  Anderson - Upper  Cumberland Funeral Home  in
Gainesboro,  TN. Burial  will  follow in  the Rob Draper Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends on Saturday  from  11  A.M.  until
time of services.

She passed away suddenly on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at
her residence.

She  was  born  November  21, 1934, in Gainesboro, TN, to the
late  Burton Meadows  and  Jessie Young Meadows.   She   was
married to the  late  Joe Oliver Mathis.  She  was  a  nurse,  and
spent the majority of her career working at Wright Patterson  Air
Force base in Fairborn, Ohio.

She loved gardening  and  simply enjoying  the  beauty  of  the
mountains and rivers around her home in Jackson County.  She
was a fierce and loyal wife, mother, and grandmother  and  best
friend.   She  was  well  read  and  progressive  in  her  thinking,
providing a wealth of information, guidance,  and  unconditional
love to her family. She attended the New Hope Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her  Parents:  Burton  Meadows
and  Jessie  Meadows;  her  Husband:  Joe  Oliver  Mathis;  and
Brother: Willard Meadows.

Surviving  relatives  include  1 Daughter: Betty (Joseph) Herold
of Gainesboro, TN; and  Grandchildren: Joseph (Tiffany) Herold
of Gainesboro, TN, and Erica Herold of Sonoma, California.
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